Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a type of fat found in our blood. Our livers make cholesterol for our bodies. We get cholesterol from eating foods such as meat, fish, eggs, butter, cheese, and milk all have cholesterol in them.

Coconut Oil and Cholesterol

Overview Coconut oil has been in the headlines in recent years for various health reasons. In particular, experts go back and forth debating about whether or not it’s good for cholesterol levels. Some experts say you should avoid coconut oil because of its high levels of saturated fat (saturated fat...

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9 Natural Cholesterol Reducers

Lowering cholesterol Carrying high levels of LDL cholesterol in your blood increases your chance of heart attack and stroke. That’s why you want to try keep your cholesterol levels healthy. If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol, your doctor may prescribe statins, a medicine used to lower LDL cholesterol. Your doctor may also suggest changes to...

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Cholesterol: Is It Fat?

Cholesterol: Is It Fat? You may have heard the words “lipid” and “cholesterol”. The truth is a little more complicated than that. Lipids are fat-like molecules that circulate in the blood. They are also found in cells and tissues throughout the body. There are many different types of lipids, but...

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